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Become a skilled outdoor pursuits instructor

If you’re looking for a book that will improve your knowledge and technical instruction skills in land, water and snow and ice sports and activities, this is it! Technical Skills for Adventure Programming: A Curriculum Guide is a single reference resource, based on up-to-the- minute methods, that will guide you in becoming a skilled outdoor pursuit instructor in both the classroom and the field.

The book includes

  • Comprehensive units with lesson plans for 12 popular outdoor adventure activities.
  • 7 to 15 progressive, educationally sound lesson plans for each unit, featuring foundational teaching methods, experiential learning activities and assessment strategies for adventure technical skills.
  • A CD-ROM with printable lesson plans and supporting materials for each unit, making it easy to print only what you will need in the field.
  • An overview of the teaching process as it relates to adventure-based activities, including discussions of adventure education theory, learning styles, experiential learning and teaching and outdoor teaching tips and considerations.

Edited by nationally known outdoor adventure educators, this book allows you to tap into the knowledge and expertise of skilled instructors who present progressive technical skills for these activities:

  • Backpacking
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Ice climbing
  • Mountain biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Nordic skiing
  • Rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Sea kayaking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Whitewater kayaking

The book is intended as a curriculum guide for recreation and physical education students preparing to teach outdoor and adventure skills. It is also suitable for outdoor recreation and adventure instructors and for secondary school physical education teachers who want to teach outdoor activities.

PRICE: £34.50 (44.90 Euros)
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